And thus we continue our weekly tribute to being disagreeable, the Badass Digest Alternate Oscars. It's our chance to bestow accolades on those deserving but denied by the Academy this year, with YOUR help. Last week, we voted on the Alternate Best Visual Effects. Our nominees:
Alternate Best Visual Effects:
THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2
You guys voted via Facebook, and the people have spoken! The winner of the Badass Digest Alternate Best Visual Effects, by a margin of 20 votes, is...
Cloud Atlas! The crowd goes wild!
On to this week's category:
Alternate Best Adapted Screenplay:
Tom Stoppard, ANNA KARENINA
Skip Hollandsworth and Richard Linklater, BERNIE
Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski, CLOUD ATLAS
David Cronenberg, COSMOPOLIS
Stephen Chbosky, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER
Alternate Best Original Screenplay:
Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Leos Carax, HOLY MOTORS
Rian Johnson, LOOPER
Paul Thomas Anderson, THE MASTER
Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, SOUND OF MY VOICE
(Read the real Oscar nominees for Best Original and Adapted Screenplay here, and read the screenplays themselves here!) So those are our picks, as agreed upon by the Badass Digest staff. Now it's up to you to vote for your favorite! Head to our Facebook page and weigh in, and tune back in next week to find out who won and to vote on a brand new Alternate Oscars category. And be sure to speak up on whom you feel both the Academy and Badass Digest snubbed in the comments.